Shipwrecks of Nova Scotia
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Wreck Chart #3
Western Nova Scotia
is now a dive site
The table below provides historical and statistical data on the vessel. Some of the information may be incomplete. If you have additions or corrections, please e-mail us at the address listed below.
|Vessel Name||Matthew Atlantic|
|Vessel Type||Fishing trawler (now an artificial reef)|
|Length / Beam / Draft (feet)||122' / /|
|Propulsion||Oil / Screw|
|Cargo||None when sunk|
|Date of Loss||Deliberately sunk on August 8, 1998|
|Reason for Loss||Scuttled as an artificial reef and wreck for divers|
|Wreck Location||Western channel, Port Mouton, near Lockeport|
|Coordinates (Lat/Lon)||43-54-10 N / 64-47-13 W|
|Coordinates (Loran C)|
|Water Depth (feet)||40'|
|Typical Visibility (feet)|
Attention Divers The information on this page was obtained from a variety of sources. Although we have attempted to make it as accurate as possible, it may contain errors. For your personal safety, use extreme caution when diving on this wreck.
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